Who Am I
Postdoctoral researcher in the Simonyan Lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Harvard Medical School), working on multimodal brain imaging, Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs), decision making, machine learning, and computational neuroscience. Undergraduate and master degree in computer engineering, PhD in collaborative Brain-Computer Interfaces. Experience in teaching, machine-learning consultancy in industry, and entrepreneurship. Co-founder of EyeWink Ltd.
Postdoctoral researcher working on deep learning and other machine-learning techniques applied to brain imaging data (EEG and fMRI) of (1) patients affected by speech disorders and (2) healthy users during decision-making tasks.
Co-founder of a company aiming at developing a wearable device that allows people to control external devices with eye winks.
Postdoctoral researcher working in the MURI project "Closed-Loop Multisensory Brain-Computer Interface for Enhanced Decision Accuracy".
Training researchers on conducting EEG experiments with 256 electrodes on realistic decision-making tasks.
Research consultancy for Hood Group Ltd on the application of machine learning and big data analytics techniques to insurance schemes.
Working on state-space modelling (host Dr Demba Ba).
Writing a literature review and a full grant proposal on neuroscience technologies to enhance group decision making.
Investigating brain-to-brain communication via EEG signals and transcranial direct-current stimulation.
Research consultancy for Objective Computing Ltd (Chelmsford, UK) on the application of machine learning and big data analytics techniques in relation to marketing strategy.
Funded by the Department of the Army - Materiel Command, Department of Defence (approx. $3,000,000 for US partners, plus £1,500,000 for UK partners).
Funded by the Defence Human Capability Science and Technology Centre (DHCSTC), UK's Ministry of Defence (approx. £375,000).
Funded by the Defence Human Capability Science and Technology Centre (DHCSTC), UK's Ministry of Defence (approx. £16,000).
Funded by the University of Essex (£4,990 - code #DC10758).
Thesis title: Improving Group Decision Making with Collaborative Brain-Computer Interfaces.
Supervisors: Professor Riccardo Poli and Dr Caterina Cinel.
External examiners: Professor Slawomir Nasuto and Dr Hubert Cecotti.
Dissertation title: A 3D Perception System for Mobile Robot Navigation and Object Detection.
Supervisors: Professor Stefano Caselli and Dr Dario Lodi Rizzini.
Dissertation title: Development of a Software Library for Programming the Comau Smart Six Robot Manipulator.
Supervisors: Professor Stefano Caselli and Dr Jacopo Aleotti.
Preparing and giving lectures, preparing exams, preparing and marking coursework of module CE320 Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming.
Holding lab activities and marking assignments in the following modules:
- CE320 Large Scale Software Systems and Extreme Programming (3 years)
- CE881 Mobile and Social Applications Programming (2 years)
- CE101 Professional Development (2 years)
- CE204 Data Structures and Algorithms (2 years)
- MA101 Applied Mathematics (1 year)
- CE151 Introduction to Programming (1 year).
Holding lab activities in the following modules:
- Computer Architectures
- C++ Programming.